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Creator Student Government Association (WKU)
Title UA12 Student Affairs 3. Student Government Association 1. Governance
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1966
Description Student Government Association records related to governance. The series has been divided into the following subseries.

Subseries 1. Constitution
Subseries 2. Legislation
Subseries 3. Meeting Minutes
Subseries 4. Subject File
Subseries 5. Elections
Subseries 6. Committees
Subseries 7. Judicial Council

SGA Presidents:

1966-67 James Haynes
1967-68 William Menser
1968-69 William Straeffer
1969-70 Laurence Zielke
1970-71 John Lyne
1971-72 Linda Jones, first woman president
1972-73 Edward Jordan
1973-74 Steven Yater
1974-75 Jeff Consolo
1975-76 Stephen Henry
1976-77 Christy Vogt
1977-78 Robert Moore
1978-79 Steven Thornton
1979-80 James Hargrove
1980-81 Steven Fuller
1981-82 Marcel Bush (f)
1982-83 Margaret Ragan, first Black president
1983-85 Jack Smith, two terms
1985-86 Mitchell McKinney
1986-88 Timothy Todd, two terms
1988-89 Scott Whitehouse
1989-90 Amos Gott
1990-91 Michael Colvin
1991-92 Heather Falmlen
1992-93 Joe Rains
1993-94 Donald Smith
1994-95 Rob Evans
1995-96 Tara Higdon
1996-97 Kristen Miller
1997-98 Keith Coffman
1998-99 Stephanie Cosby
1999-00 Amanada Coates
2000-01 Cassie Martin
2001-02 Leslie Bedo
2002-03 Jaime Sears
2003-04 John Bradley
2004-05 Nick Todd, elected, didn't serve
2004-05 Patti Johnson
2005-06 Katie Dawson
2006 Robert Watkins (resigned 11/06)
2007 Jeanne Johnson
2007-08 Johnathon Boles
2008-09 Kayla Shelton
2009-10 Kevin Smiley
2010-11 Colton Jessie
Admin / Biog History 1956 - Student Advisory Council created which consisted of class presidents, departmental club presidents, editors of Talisman and College Heights Herald

1963, February - constitution for Student Council of Western Kentucky State College written

1965, February 23 - Robert Johns led students in meeting at the Courthouse

1965, March 4 - Student Council disbanded

1965, March/April - Congress Debating Club held meetings to discuss creation of SGA. Dean Charles Keown proposed 16 member organizational committee consisting of class presidents, departmental club, honor societies, professional societies, dorm, interfraternity council and panhellenic council representatives.

1965 fall - begin drafting a constitution

1966 March constitution complete

1966, April 1 - Kelly Thompson approves constitution

1966, April 26-29 voting - 1812 to 726 to adopt constitution

1966, May 18 - James Haynes elected Associated Student president

1992, April 7 - name change to Student Government Association
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Search Terms Student Government Association (WKU)
Finding Aids TopScholar - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/178/

Constitution - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/sga/Constitution/Constitution/

Constitutional Amendments - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/sga/Constitution/Amendments/

Bills - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/sga/Legislation/Bills/

Resolutions - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/sga/Legislation/Resolutions/
Catalog Number UA12.3.1
Dates of Creation 1966-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA12.3
Level of Description Subseries
Containers Bylaws
Constitution
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Legislation
Legislation
Correspondence / Subject File - Faculty / Course Evaluation
Correspondence / Subject File - Forms
Election Posters
Election Posters
Meeting Minutes
Correspondence / Subject File - Budget
Correspondence / Subject File - Campus Guide
Correspondence / Subject File - Circus
Correspondence / Subject File - Correspondence
Correspondence / Subject File - Correspondence
Correspondence / Subject File - Correspondence
Correspondence / Subject File - Environmental Commission
Correspondence / Subject File - Homecoming
Correspondence / Subject File - Housing
Correspondence / Subject File - Kentucky Board of Student Body Presidents
Correspondence / Subject File - Library
Correspondence / Subject File - Litigation
Correspondence / Subject File - Tailgating
Correspondence / Subject File - University Senate
Correspondence / Subject File - Membership
Correspondence / Subject File - Training
Correspondence / Subject File - Gary Ransdell
Correspondence / Subject File - Smoking Survey
Correspondence / Subject File - Student Issues Survey
Elections - Candidates
Elections - Candidates
Elections - Procedures
Committees - Executive Cabinet
Committees - Committee Heads
Committees - WKU Diversity Council
Committees - Executive Cabinet
Election Posters
Resolutions
Election Posters
Election Posters
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Correspondence / Subject File - Buy-A-Book
Correspondence / Subject File - Field Trip Scholarship
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Legislation
Judicial Council Minutes
Committees - Homecoming
Committees - University Calendar
Committees - Campus Improvement
Committees - Legislative Research
Committee Reports
Committee Reports
Committee Reports
Committee Reports
Correspondence / Subject File - Organizational Information Forms
Correspondence / Subject File - SGA Poll
Correspondence / Subject File - WWHR Petition
Correspondence / Subject File - Football Petition
Correspondence / Subject File - Civic Engagement Bracelets
Correspondence / Subject File - Plus/Minus Grading
Correspondence / Subject File - Plus/Minus Grading, Faculty Survey
Correspondence / Subject File - Plus/Minus Grading, Student Opinions
Meeting Minutes - Glasgow Campus Associated Student Body
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
Correspondence / Subject File - Policies & Procedures